|Reviews for I Hear Voices
Tammy King, Night Owl Romance: "I started your book I Hear Voices this evening and wow. I'm really digging it and giggling all the way. I love the characters, adventure, laughs and pacing."
Dolce Amore: "From the very hilarious first line, I couldn't stop laughing."
Chris, Night Owl Romance: This was a creative, hysterical read that kept coming up with new ways to amuse and amaze. Who knew there were so many ways to ditch a determined man? The one-line zingers just kept coming at lightening speed and kept the story zooming right along. The romance between Derek and Zelda was fun as well as steamy, and the total disregard of privacy by her family rang true to me. I loved her cousin Fabian and found him fascinating, as I did all her family members. Derek’s cadre was funny on a whole different special ops scale that one has to read about to appreciate. A different kind of read that provided entertainment and laughs as well as steam.
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An excerpt from I Hear Voices
About Gail Koger
I was a 9-1-1 dispatcher for thirty-one years and to keep insanity at bay, I took up writing. Not to worry. The insanity isn’t catching -- much. Other than the addiction to chocolate and the twitch in my left eye, I’m good. I’ve had my weird but true stories published in newspapers and magazines. The Nasty Vamp was just released by Whispers Publishing. My new book is I Hear Voices, a paranormal romance along the vein of Raiders of The Lost Ark meets Romancing the Stone will be released July 6th at Whispers Publishing.
Also by Gail Koger
Just My Luck
The Warlord's Comeuppance
The Nasty Vamp.
An Interview with Gail Koger
By Holly Hewson for The Romance Studio
Gail, thank you for talking with us at TRS. Your featured book is I Hear Voices. Where did the idea for this sexy adventure story originate?
GK: I live in Arizona a state rich with legends of lost gold, ghosts and of course, the Apache Thunder God. In the early fifteenth century Cortez overran the great Aztec empire. To keep the greedy conquistador from taking all his gold, Emperor Montezuma packed up his treasure and sent it north into what is now Arizona. I thought it would make a great backdrop for my story.
HH: What can you tell us about Zelda and why will readers relate to her?
GK: Zelda hears voices and sees dead people. No, she's not nuts, she psychic. The females in her family are demon slayers. A job she wants to avoid at all costs. The men in her family are thieves. All Zelda wants is to be is normal but after she's laid off from her current gig she decides finding Montezuma's lost gold has to be easier than prying a check out of the state unemployment office. The fly in the ointment is Derek Sloan a Indiana Jones type who is equally determined to get the treasure. He's met his match in Zelda, one feisty, tricky female who can run circles around him.
HH: What can you tell us about Derek and why will readers love him?
GK: Derek's a world renown archeologist who does the occasional odd jobs for the C.I.A. and has his own special ops team. He's an alpha male extraordinaire who flings all of Zelda's senses into overdrive. He knows he needs her psychic gifts to find the gold and uses his sensual talents to try and seduce her. Zelda's response is to knock a hive of bees down on his head. The battle for the gold is on and he will need all his special ops skill to capture his woman.
HH: What makes this story stand out in a sea of similar romances?
GK: The humor, a drool worthy hero, a pain-in-the-butt dead grandmother who is determined to help Zelda find a man and a quirky and unique story. Did I mention the humor? Or as one of my reader's said, "I brayed like a donkey". There's also the steamy sex and one-line zingers with a witty, kick-ass heroine who never stops.
HH: How did you go about creating the world where their story takes place?
GK: Being nuts helps. I was a 9-1-1 dispatcher for the Glendale Police Department and to keep from going totally bonkers -- I mean people have no idea of what a real emergency is. Take this for an example: I answered, “9-1-1 emergency, what’s your emergency?” And this hysterical woman yelled, “My bird is in a tree.” Sometimes I really couldn’t help myself, so I said, “Birds have a tendency to do that, ma’am.” The woman screeched, “No! You don’t understand. My pet parakeet is in the tree. I’ve just got to get him down.” Like I said, not a clue. “I’m sorry ma’am, but we don’t get birds out of trees.” The woman then cried, “But... What about my husband? He’s up there, too.” See what I had to deal with? After repeatedly hitting myself in the head with my phone, the visions started.
HH: What else do you have in store for lucky readers?
GK: I'm currently work on, Vexing Voss, the next story in the Coletti Warlord series. The Overlord's Battle Commander meets his match. If you want a sneak peek go to: http://www.goodreads.com/story/show/294903-vexing-voss.
HH: Where can readers find all of your works?
GK: Just My Luck, The Warlord's Comeuppance and The Nasty Vamp are available at www.whispershome.com or Amazon.
HH: What would we find in your to-be-read pile?
GK: I'm currently reading Reaper's Justice by Sarah McCarty.
HH: What in person or online appearances will you be making this year?
GK: I do a lot of parties at The Romance Studio, you can catch my blogs at http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/1598719.Gail_Koger and my goal is to be interviewed on the Today Show (I know, dream on).
HH: When you're not reading or promoting you like to __________?
GK: Since I have very little me time, I love to go to the movies, go out with my friends or just take a nap and dream up my next story.
HH: Thank you!